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2014-06-04 08:20:39

- Reported retail new vehicle unit sales in May 2014 increased 15% versus May 2013 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it reported to automotive manufacturers retail sales of 30,275 new vehicles in May 2014, an increase of 15% as compared to May 2013. On a same-store basis, reported retail new vehicle unit sales in May 2014 were 29,471, an increase of 12% as compared to May 2013. May 2014...

2014-06-03 20:20:14

DAEJEON, South Korea, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp. (KS: 018880) today announced the company has reached an agreement to acquire an ownership stake in Japan Climate Systems (JCS) Nanjing of 51 percent and become the majority shareholder. The cash transaction, valued at $6.4 million (6.5 billion Korean Won), is subject to adjustments and expected to be finished in the third quarter of 2014, after certain local regulatory and other processes are...

2014-06-03 12:23:07

BURNABY, British Columbia, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing environmental concerns, increasing inclination towards fuel efficient vehicles and changing federal regulations to drive US automotive adhesives through 2019 The US automotive industry is the second largest in world and has been witnessing growth revival post 2008 recession. Use of automotive adhesives in light vehicles is witnessing significant increase within the automobile market. The crucial driving...

2014-06-03 08:22:35

Hammond takes lessons from years of experience TAMPA, Fla., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Wayne Hammond, Brandon Ford General Manager in Tampa, Fla. has spent almost his entire life around the automotive world in one way or another. In his youth he was one of the top names on the sprint car circuit, actually beating eventual NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon in a 1989 race. However, as the years passed he started to move his way up through a new career in automotive sales. He finally...

2014-06-02 23:01:16

At the New England Motor Press Association’s star-studded annual meeting and technology conference held at the MIT Technology Center, The 2014 WheelsTV POV of the Year Award was presented to the 2005 to 2012 Ford Mustang. On hand, in addition to numerous automotive executives and New England’s top automotive writers and video technology mavins, were the evening’s MC, Wayne Carini, host of Chasing Classic Cars and John H. Davis, the long-time host of multi-award-winning MotorWeek TV,...

2014-06-02 20:20:18

LONDON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Hybrid Car Market Outlook to 2017http://www.reportbuyer.com/automotive/hybrid_electric_vehicles/global_hybrid_car_market_outlook_2017.html The rapidly growing concerns over the need to reduce carbon emissions coupled with highly volatile oil prices have forced the global automobile players to invest massive amounts into the development of advanced and better alternative fuel vehicles...

2014-06-02 16:20:56

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- NCM Associates (www.ncm20.com), a leading provider of automotive 20 Group, retail operations consulting, management training, data management, and operations Benchmark® analysis services to franchised, independent and Buy Here, Pay Here auto dealers, today announced it has hired three new associates to serve its retail automotive clientele. Steven Kain, Chris Kahrs and George Gowen all have deep retail automotive management...

2014-06-02 12:22:05

- Brian P. MacDonald Succeeds Lois I. Boyd, Who is Retiring June 30, 2014 NAPLES, Fla., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), today announced that Brian P. MacDonald, formerly Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sunoco, Inc., has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC). As part of his responsibilities, MacDonald will lead HERC's transition into a new, publicly traded company following its planned...

2014-06-02 12:21:50

New models will arrive at Dave Syverson Auto Center later this year ALBERT LEA, Minn., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Anticipation surrounding the latest Ford F-150 continues to grow in the Albert Lea area. Dealerships across the country, such as Dave Syverson Auto Center, eagerly await the 2015 F-150's arrival. The 2015 F-150, slated to be released later this year, is generating enthusiasm due in large part to its utilization of a new material in its body and bed. Photo -...

2014-06-02 12:21:30

2015 Mustangs arriving at dealerships later this year COUNTRYSIDE, Ill., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It seems as if nothing can contain the enthusiasm that is building for the 2015 Ford Mustang - not even gravity. Recently, a Ford dealership sent a model 2015 Mustang into space on a weather balloon. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140531/92981 Fixing the model with cameras, the trip into the Earth's stratosphere was documented. The model's descent was also...


Latest Ford Motor Company Reference Libraries

Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

1926 Lincoln
2014-04-14 09:24:01

The Lincoln Motor Company was founded in 1917 by Henry M. Leland and became a subsidiary of Ford in 1922. While the brand is mainly sold in North America and the Middle East, Ford plans to export to China by the end of 2014. Currently seven models are offered. The MKS and MKZ sedans; MKT, MKX and MKC CUVs; and the Navigator and Navigator L SUVs. Leland was a former manager of GM’s Cadillac division who formed the company with his son Wilfred. The company was named after Abraham Lincoln,...

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Troller Pantanal
2014-02-20 12:56:37

Troller Veiculos Especiais S/A (Troller) is an off-road vehicle manufacturer from Brazil that was founded by Rogerio Farias in 1995. The first prototype vehicle was produced in 1996. In 1997, the company was bought by Mario Araripe and formed a partnership to produce vehicles. The first vehicle Troller manufactured was a gasoline powered T4 with mass production beginning 1999. In 2005, in Angola, Africa a manufacturing plant opened to also produce the T4. In January 2007, Ford do...

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